Tag: meditation

How to use a Mala for Meditation

A Mala is a closed string of 27, 54 or 108 beads and one (often) larger bead, called the Guru bead that hangs perpendicular to the rest of the Mala. The tassle represents the awakened Sahasrara (crown chakra) or 1,000 petaled lotus as a symbol of enlightenment obtainable through the practice. Mala beads can be Read More

Pregnancy Yoga

Photo by Marcos Moraes on Unsplash When I was asked to write about Pregnancy Yoga, I thought, great, yes, I can whizz this out in no time sharing my love of Yoga and my fantastic experience of pregnancy yoga, why it’s so good to attend classes and teach them! But actually, when I started to Read More

The Health Benefits of Meditation

We all know that meditation is good for you, but what health benefits can you expect? How long do you have to practice before you can see the results? And how often is it best to practice? Over the last two decades there have been over 3,000 scientific studies on the benefits of meditation including Read More

Soul Food

When our bodies and minds are out of sync, we become vulnerable to ailments and struggles. We slow down and sacrifice our goals as stress plagues us and energy fades. Fortunately, we have the power to shatter this cycle and discover fulfillment! Embark on a journey of wholesome self-discovery with this visual guide. It presents Read More

Benefits of Yoga in the Classroom

As much as stress is a part of grownup’s lives it is very much a part of children’s lives as well. Increasing competitiveness, social anxieties and busy after school schedules make children’s lives a real struggle. Research suggests that school-based yoga cultivates mind-body awareness, self-regulation, and physical fitness. And classroom teachers can benefit as well! Read More

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